emac G4 700 mhz

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by vicand, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. vicand macrumors newbie

    Feb 27, 2010
    Hi guys,

    I am new to Macs and just looking for help. I recently bought an eMac G4 700Mhz, 256MB RAm 40GB HDD off ebay with no OS. Will Mac OS X 10.5 work on this emac. Anyone with links to get me started?


  2. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
    everymac.com has basic info on the model such as max os.
  3. Queso macrumors G4

    Mar 4, 2006
    Maximum supported OS is 10.4.11, as 10.5 has a minimum requirement of an 867MHz G4.

    Here's a link to that model on LowEndMac.com, which gives a bit more info and some helpful links.
  4. chrismacguy macrumors 68000

    Feb 13, 2009
    United Kingdom
    However, while 10.5 cannot be directly installed, there is a solution in a piece of software called LeopardAssist. This does require an OS to be installed already however, so I think youre out of luck.

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